Van life in Centre-du-Québec
Discovery road trip

Van life in Centre-du-Québec

  • 10 attractions
  • 04 days
  • 207 km

Discover the Centre-du-Québec freely! During this trip, take the time to stop and meet passionate locals who will demonstrate their craftmanship.

This getaway is not only for van lifers. It is also for outdoors and camping lovers as well as slow travelers. If you are looking for places where life is good for a 1 or 2 nights stay, this is for you.

We propose 2 campings in harmony with nature. You will enjoy tranquility and take advantage of the great outdoors :

Here are a few suggestions of attractions to visit and outdoor activities to do : 

DAY 1 :

DAY 2 : 

  • You can stay at the park for a while. Take advantage of the available activities or simply enjoy nature.
  • Next, meet a mushroom farmer at the Champignonnière Mycoterre. Discover the fascinating world of cultivated and wild mushrooms. Taste and buy mushroom based products including the famous cream fudge. A must!

DAY 3 :

  • Get up early and pack a lunch! Head for Victoriaville to try the hiking trails of the Mont Arthabaska or even one section of the Sentier des Trotteurs. On Mount Arthabaska, it is also possible to eat at the « bistro du sommet ».
  • In the afternoon, meet passionnate people at the Distrillerie B - Miellerie King and discover different honey based products.

DAY 4 :

  • Go to Saint-Rémi-de-Tingwick to find Ali Baba’s cave at the Musée des Outils Anciens. It’s worth the trip. Monsieur Benoit shares his passion for ancient toolings.
  • At the end of the stay, drive to La Grange Pardue to have a nice meal and taste one of the good beers produced by this brewer farm, in the middle of a bucolic countryside.

Hit the road and discover the Centre-du-Québec region without haste. Explore the less traveled roads.

Have a fun trip!

For more details on the itinerary for this getaway, download the map HERE.

  • Stop #1

    Camping du Parc régional de la rivière Gentilly

    Walk. Roll. BREATHE!

    1000 Route des Flamants
    Sainte-Marie-de-Blandford (Quebec)
    G0X 2W0

    819 298-2455

  • Stop #2

    Parc régional de la rivière Gentilly

    The must-see outdoor destination in the Centre-du-Québec region!

    1000 route des Flamants
    Sainte-Marie-de-Blandford (Quebec)
    G0X 2W0

    819 298-2455

  • Stop #3

    Moulin Michel de Gentilly

    Visit an 18th century flour mill in an enchanting site

    675 boulevard Bécancour
    Bécancour (Quebec)
    G9H 3S9

    819 298-2882

  • Stop #4

    Entre fleuve & brebis

    A not-to-be-missed stopover with a view of the St. Lawrence!

    185 route Marie-Victorin
    Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets (Quebec)
    G0X 2Z0

    819 801-8909

  • Stop #5

    Parc régional de la rivière Gentilly (vélo de montagne)

    Mountain bike enthusiasts, come and practice on the trails of the Parc!

    1000 route des Flamants
    Sainte-Marie-de-Blandford (Quebec)
    G0X 2W0

    819 298-2455

  • Stop #6

    Sentier des trotteurs

    More than 40 km of hiking trails in the Appalachians, between Trottier and Victoriaville

    1425 qc-263
    Sainte-Hélène-de-Chester (Quebec)
    G0P 1H0

    (819) 604-7651

  • Stop #7

    Parc du Mont Arthabaska

    Observation point with lookout over the region and great location for outdoor activities

    100 chemin du Mont Arthabaska
    Victoriaville (Quebec)
    G6S 0N4

    819 751-4520

  • Stop #8

    Miellerie King - distillerie & hydromellerie

    Honey in all its forms. Extraordinary honey, sauces and alcohol !

    15 Lajeunesse
    Kingsey Falls (Quebec)
    J0A 1B0

    819 960-8065

  • Stop #9

    Camping Mon Plaisir

    Our pleasure is to serve you!

    149 route de Sainte-Sophie
    Plessisville (Quebec)
    G6L 2Y2

    819 362-7591

  • Stop #10

    La Grange Pardue

    La Grange Pardue, brewery farm

    261 route 216
    Ham-Nord (Quebec)
    G0P 1A0

    819 344-2200

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